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Greenpeace: Electronics Supply Chain Is Still Dirty

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Nemos
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Nemos   11/20/2012 6:05:48 PM
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Congratulations to Wipro, It is very pity to see large and successful companies to be in the last positions (RIM, Toshiba) also I was expecting to see Apple to be in No1 position (Apple is the wealthiest company now)

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pocharle   11/20/2012 6:36:00 PM
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No change really. Apple has been in to top spot for some time now...

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FLYINGSCOT   11/21/2012 4:58:08 AM
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I wonder how traceable the performance is for the larger companies that use subcons in China.  If Greenpeace is tracking everyone in the prodcution flow then the larger companies should be commended for a job well done.

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tech4people   11/21/2012 5:34:54 AM
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Nemos,

I am sure you have seen (and have experienced) a lot about life and Business.

Whether we like it or not;Money can't Buy you everything in life.

Take a note of how Apple became the richest company in the world[By Extensively using Tax shelters to cheat on taxes] and shipping their work to the lowest cost destination to save on Labour;you realize they don't really have much in terms of Ethics do they???

So no,I am not at all surprised to see Apple is not No.1 in this list.

Regards

Ashish.

 

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It would be nicer if Greenpeace did something to help us Generate more jobs in this economy.
tech4people   11/21/2012 5:40:58 AM
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Guys,

I understand the notion of recycling and environmental sustainability[In particular using the least amount of resources to the get the most work done];but do we just need more and more bueracracy/paper-work or do we need Simplicity???

I am saying this because for most Businesses today the Bueracracy is so strangling that they refuse to generate the jobs that are needed in this economy.

Europe[In particular France]is pathetic in this respect;but American bueracracy particularly in states like California and Massacheuts is terrible too...

Regards

Ashish.

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tech4people   11/21/2012 5:47:08 AM
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FlyingScot,

Yeah I had the same feeling in my head too...

Somehow its really easy for the Majors to outsource all liability and responsibility  to the subcontractors (who do all the Dirty-work for them).

Regards

Ashish.

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Re: Wipro
Nemos   11/21/2012 5:53:41 AM
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Sorry for this but I doubt about it , the last time I saw the list Nokia was on top, actually you can't be from the top in the middle in a short term. 

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Bolaji Ojo   11/21/2012 7:55:38 AM
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Nokia was once No. 1 but that was two years ago.

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Impact on cost
WaqasAltaf   11/21/2012 11:11:32 PM
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Anna, could you shed some light on the cost factor in eliminating green house gases ? Whether the cost of energy is likely to increase or the manufacturers will save the cost and it is only the matter of putting in some effort?

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Re: Wipro
WaqasAltaf   11/21/2012 11:34:43 PM
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@ Ashish I second your point about Apple not being on the list because of its preference of money making. It is about realizing the corporate social responsibility in moving to environment friendly production no matter what the impact is on cost. Is the existing leaders are implementing it, then it is got to be practicable.

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